The initial solicitation and assessment of nominees is conducted in partnership with FSG, a nonprofit social-impact consulting firm; the Shared Value Initiative, a global platform for organizations seeking business solutions to social challenges; and Professor Michael E.
Porter of Harvard Business School. Fortune writers and editors then evaluate and rank the companies by these four factors: We consider the reach, nature, and durability of the company's impact on one or more specific societal problems.
This category receives extra weight. We consider the benefit the socially impactful work brings to the company. Profitability and contribution to shareholder value outweigh benefits to the company's' reputation. We consider how innovative the company's effort is relative to that of others in its industry and whether other companies have followed its example.
We consider how integral the initiative is to a company's overall strategy, and how well that strategy is communicated through the ranks and elsewhere.
Erika Fry and Matt Heimer Contributors: Change the World More companies than ever are using the profit motive to help the planet and tackle social problems. Click here to read more about the list and how we choose the companies.
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The Change the World list recognizes companies that have had a positive social impact through activities that are part of their core business strategy. We prioritize companies with annual revenues. With member countries, staff from more than countries, and offices in over locations, the World Bank Group is a unique global partnership: five institutions working for sustainable solutions that reduce poverty and build shared prosperity in developing countries.
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